Thermo Fisher Scientific Manufacturing Team Lead - 1st Shift in Lenexa, Kansas
Team Lead - Lenexa, KS
How will you make an impact?
As one of our valued Operations Team Leaders, you'll help support our commitment to increase production of 8M VTM tubes a week for the testing and diagnosis of Covid-19 in our communities and around the world by leading teams of warehouse and manufacturing personnel.
What will you do?
You'll hire, train, and supervise great talent
You'll help them grow and develop through performance reviews and coaching
You'll manage receiving personnel, material handlers, certifiers, and manufacturing water spiders.
You'll engage with various carriers on the inbound side of the operation
You'll review and update Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) ensuring consistent and reliable processes and procedures comply with all regulations and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP)
You'll be a safety advocate by creating and maintaining a safe work environment, engaging your team in safe working habits and conditions
You'll continuously assess, implement and maintain our safety and ergonomic high standards
You'll track, monitor, and analyze operational performance to improve quality, reduce waste, and improve efficiencies
You'll investigate and help solve operational problems
You'll ensure inventories are accurate, material is flowing through the facility (from receiving to manufacturing, quality, and shipping) correctly, kanbans are working properly, and documentation is accurate
You'll own the supplies stock room and the material handlers responsible for managing the flow of parts in and out of it
You'll promote operational effectiveness by partnering with other teams and shifts to maintain or improve the quality of our products, customer satisfaction, and on time deliveries
You'll maintain work areas within the spirit and guidelines of 5S in accordance with Lean manufacturing and company guidelines
You'll use business system tools for continuous improvement of processes
You'll operate powered industrial trucks
You'll support the operation through other duties that may be assigned
How will you get here?
Bachelor degree with 2 years of experience
You'll be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and be comfortable standing for long periods of time (around 12 hours a day)
You'll preferably have leadership experience
You'll preferably have experience working in SAP, Blue Jay, Microsoft Office Products and lean operations environments
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